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All institutions cooperating with JIT: Musadik

 ISLAMABAD: Spokesman to the Prime Minister Dr Musadik Malik has said all national institutions were cooperating with the joint investigation team (JIT). The Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) leadership had not pressurized any institution for sake of personal interests, he said talking to a private news channel. He said the PML-N ...

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PCB welcomes ICC adopting its revised constitution   

LAHORE: Chairman Pakistan Cricket Board Shaharyar M Khan and Chairman Executive Committee PCB Najam Sethi have warmly welcomed the ICC unanimously adopting its revised constitution which ends the Big Three concept and gives it a more democratic and egalitarian model. Chairman PCB and Executive Committee Chairman stated that the PCB ...

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Stocks advance as dollar fall boosts oil

NEW YORK: World stocks advanced on Friday and were poised for a modest gain to end the week as a drop in the dollar helped boost sagging oil prices. The dollar fell against a basket of major currencies as preliminary data on US factory and services activities in June fell ...

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May’s Brexit offer ‘the minimum’ says Germany’s Gabriel

PARIS: Germany’s foreign minister said Friday that British Prime Minister Theresa May’s opening offer on guaranteeing EU citizens’ rights after Brexit was “the minimum”. “You could say that this is actually something that should be taken for granted,” Sigmar Gabriel said after talks with his French counterpart in Paris. “And ...

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Blasts in Pakistani city of Parachinar kill 15

ISLAMABAD: Two blasts in the northwestern Pakistani town of Parachinar on Friday killed at least 15 people dead, a government official told Reuters, the second deadly bomb attack in the country of the day. The blasts took place at a market within three minutes of each another, senior government official ...

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Yemen cholera cases could pass 300,000 by September: UN

GENEVA: A cholera outbreak in war-ravaged Yemen could infect more than 300,000 people by the end of August, up from nearly 193,000 cases today, the United Nations said Friday. “Probably at the end of August we will reach 300,000” cases, UN children’s agency spokeswoman Meritxell Relano told reporters in Geneva ...

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RECORDER REPORT: PSX close of day

KARACHI: Karachi Stock Exchange (KSE) 100 index closed lower on Friday having 46332.31 points with a positive change of 857.85 and volume of 167,307,030 shares. High and Low were 46464.38 and 45474.46 respectively. Total volume traded in the market was 294,870,560 shares with 377 total traded companies out of which ...

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National grid to have additional 556.52 MW solar energy by 2018

ISLAMABAD: Alternative Energy Development Board (AEDB) has issued seven Letter of Support (LoS) and 17 Letter of Intent (LoI) for various solar projects which will generate a total 556.52 MW electricity. Official sources told APP here on Friday, that seven project were in process of achieving Financial Closing and would ...

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